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Installation of lighting at Eyes Meadow

Installation of lighting at Eyes Meadow

Please be aware that work has begun to install lighting along the road to the changing rooms at Eyes Meadow. The contractors have advised that depending on weather conditions, the work should take 4-6 weeks.

In order to minimise disruption and inconvenience to residents, the contractors will clear the site and fill in trenches at the end of each day. We hope the lighting, along with other recent improvements,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:40 by Jackie Clements

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Change of Venue - Recreation Committee Meeting 18-9-19

Please be aware that due to the unavailability of the Weston Centre, the venue for the Recreation Committee meeting, due to be held tomorrow (Weds 18th Sept) at 7pm, has been changed to the small meeting room at the Cemetery Lodge, 43 Hazelwood Road, Duffield.

The agenda for the meeting is attached below.

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:08 by Jackie Clements

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Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

A casual vacancy has arisen in the Parish Council, due to the recent resignation of Kevin Curley CBE.

A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held within 14 days (excluding weekends and bank holidays) from the date below, if any ten local electors from the Parish give notice in writing to the Returning Officer.

Requests for such an election should be addressed to The Returning Officer, Amber Valley... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:28 by Jackie Clements

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Gray Rec playground closure - information

Gray Rec playground closure - information

The Parish Council apologises for the continued closure of Gray Rec playground due to vandalism of the climbing frame.

We contacted the playground manufacturer as soon as we found out about the damage and an engineer will be sent to inspect the playground next week. However, due to the age of the playground there is a lead time of a few weeks for parts so we are also checking if other suppliers can... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 13:10 by Jackie Clements

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Road closure - Donald Hawley Way, 27th August - 31st August

Road closure - Donald Hawley Way, 27th August - 31st August

Donald Hawley Way will be closed for essential resurfacing work from Tuesday 27th August until Friday 30th August, the road will be reopened at approx. 9:00am on Saturday 31st August.

The road will be closed from its junction with Church Drive until the River Ecclesbourne bridge. During this time there will be no vehicular access to Eyes Meadow or Millennium Meadow, pedestrian access will be possible... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:55 by Jackie Clements

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Councillor Surgery at Weston Centre: 28th July 2019

Councillor Surgery at Weston Centre: 28th July 2019

Councillor Chris Short will be holding a Councillor Surgery at the Weston Centre, Tamworth Street, Duffield at 10am for half an hour, on Sunday 28th July 2019.

Councillor Short represents Duffield at Derbyshire County Council and Amber Valley Borough Council as well as the Parish Council and as such, is uniquely placed to help residents with any local Council-related policies or issues they may wish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:42 by Jackie Clements

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Parish Council office closure - 24th July to 11th August 2019

Please note that due to staff holidays the Parish Council office at Cemetery Lodge, 43 Hazelwood Road will be CLOSED between 24TH JULY AND 11TH AUGUST inclusive.

The Village Warden is also on leave, so there will be no grounds maintenance service or bin emptying in the village during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Reduced office opening hours will be operational between 12th- 30th... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:05 by Jackie Clements

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Movies in the Meadow - 13/14 September 2019

Movies in the Meadow - 13/14 September 2019

The Parish Council is excited to be hosting our first outdoor cinema event at Eyes Meadow in September, showing Bohemian Rhapsody and Grease.

Organised by Quad Derby, Bohemian Rhapsody (cert 12A) will be shown on Friday 13 September and Grease (cert PG) will be shown on Saturday 14 September.

Bring your friends, camping chairs and picnics along to enjoy a classic film under the beautiful open skies of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:07 by Jackie Clements

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Parish Councillors' Committee roles and responsibilities

Parish Councillors' roles in the Parish Council's three committees - the Strategy, Finance and General Purpose Committee, Cemetery Committee and Recreation Committee - along with other community roles - can be found in the attachment below.

The Chairperson of the Parish Council from April 2019 is Cllr Colin Thompson and the Vice Chair is Cllr Roger Harrison.

Please note that this list corrects an error... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:27 by Jackie Clements

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ASB update

ASB Update

Following a meeting of the ASB steering group the Parish Council asked the amber valley multi agency youth team to do some detached observation work in Duffield. This is their report:

Belper and Ripley South MAT youth work team - Duffield detached youth work – Friday 5th July 2019 19-00 – 20-00

The mobile youth unit parked at Eyes Meadow car park. Myself and A walked around Eyes... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:45 by Kath Gruber

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